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Secunia Security Advisory 50563

Secunia Security Advisory 50563
Posted Sep 11, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Ubuntu has issued an update for ubiquity-slideshow-ubuntu. This fixes a a weakness, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct spoofing attacks.

tags | advisory, spoof
systems | linux, ubuntu
MD5 | 11e940f41cedc8a549bec616ae978d48

Secunia Security Advisory 50563

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TITLE:
Ubuntu update for ubiquity-slideshow-ubuntu

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50563

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50563/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50563

RELEASE DATE:
2012-09-11

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50563/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/50563/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50563

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Ubuntu has issued an update for ubiquity-slideshow-ubuntu. This fixes
a a weakness, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct
spoofing attacks.

The weakness is caused due to the application incorrectly validating
twitter feeds during system installation and can be exploited to e.g.
spoof a twitter feed via Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attacks.

This can further be exploited to conduct cross-site scripting attacks
and disclose the contents of arbitrary local files.

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages.

Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Paul Mutton

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
USN-1561-1:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1561-1/

Paul Mutton:
https://launchpadlibrarian.net/103635884/ubuntu-12.04-desktop-xssrfa.pdf

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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